Being Jewish

Author: Howard Cooper; Catherine Pape (Illustrator)
Homepage 9781785924910

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  • : $21.99(AUD)
  • : 9781785924910
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : 0.126
  • : March 2019
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  • : Howard Cooper; Catherine Pape (Illustrator)
  • : Can I Tell You About... ? Ser.
  • : Paperback
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  • : English
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  • : 88
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Barcode 9781785924910
9781785924910

Description

What does it mean to be Jewish? Are there different ways of being Jewish? Can you be Jewish but not religious? In this friendly guide, 12-year-old Ruth explains the different ways a person can experience being Jewish, by introducing us to her family and friends.


Documenting the lived experience of being Jewish, the book contains diary entries covering festivals, rituals, ethics, and what a relationship with God entails, as well as more challenging topics such as Israel, the Holocaust and anti-Semitism. Providing an excellent starting point for discussion with children, it also includes a helpful list of recommended sources for further information.